This week the panel reviews X-Men: Legacy #210, Wild Cards: The Hard Call #1, and a look back at DC’s Countdown event. Stephen interviews Wes Molebash from the web comic You’ll Have That, and the panel discusses Image Comics Noble Causes: In Sickness and in Health Trade Paperback.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_12.mp3[/podcast]
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Rodrigo: X-Men: Legacy #210
In the wake of Messiah CompleX, there are no X-Men and mutantkind still lies in ruin. With Magneto depowered and Xavier gravely injured, it seems their reign as the preeminent mutants has ended. But neither of these old soldiers is willing to go gentle into that good night, as Exodus learns when he squares off against Xavier on the psychic plane, with the fate of Professor Xâ€™s mind at stake.
Matthew: Wild Cards: The Hard Call #1
Into a world hungry for peace, comes a spaceship ferrying chaos…
An alien bomb is detonated above the planet, shedding an indiscriminate gene virus on an Earth barely recovered from the horrors of World War ll. The result: Wild Cards. ACES blessed with superhuman powers and JOKERS cursed with bizarre physical and mental disfigurements.
This is their story.
Stephen: DC’s Countdown to Final Crisis
The Great Disaster has occurred, and all hell breaks loose as all the storylines in COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS come to a climax, threatening Darkseid and Jimmy Olsen and Mary Marvel and the future of their Earth!
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Wes Molebash is the cartoonist of Youâ€™ll Have That, a comic strip published online by Viper Comics. Youâ€™ll Have That currently updates three days a week at Viper Comics. Wes lives in Ohio with his wife, Tricia, and their two cats, Sophie and Stella. Wes holds down a blue-collar job and he loves milkshakes.
TRADE PAPERBACK REVIEW
Noble Causes from Image Comics
The panel members take a peek behind the curtain of superhero celebrity and find soap opera stories that are quite good to read.
Every girl thinks her boyfriend is a catch, but Georgetown bookseller Liz Donnelly’s got bragging rights – she’s dating Race Noble, the famous super-hero with the quick smile and quicker legs. Follow Race and Liz’s whirlwind romance, from the moment they meet, to their wedding … and the tragic honeymoon. Suddenly, Liz is a stranger in a strange land – an everyday person living with a family of celebrity super-heroes! Behind the glamour and wonder lie dark secrets, ruthless ambition, and twisted desires.
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